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Help needed with identifying Asian and Russian revenue/fiscal stamps?

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Hello,

I need help with these items, please.

The first one I'm sure is from China, it has a large format 6.2 cm X 4.5 cm

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These I believe to be Russian, maybe Zemstvo?
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And the last one, Austria?
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Eugen wrote: 15 Feb 2024 23:47 These I believe to be Russian, maybe Zemstvo?
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The first one is inscribed (according to Google Translate) 'City Council St. Petersburg' and is probably a revenue.

The second is inscribed 'Moscow City Administration' and probaly also a revenue.

The third is a zemstvo stamp from Buguruslan.
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Stewie1980, thank you.

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The last one is a charity label, documenting a donation of 10 groschen for some sort of 'institution' for the blind in Vienna.
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Eugen wrote: 15 Feb 2024 23:45

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I think this one is from Japan. Among the characters circling the centre, the characters for "Japan" appear at 10 and 11 o’clock:
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The three characters in the middle look like Yama Naka Akira . There is/was a distinguished Japanese archaeologist named Akira Yamanaka.

I think this stamp is a ‘museum revenue stamp’—see https://muuseo.com/carow151852/items/216.
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Thanks to both for your help.

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Eugen wrote: 15 Feb 2024 23:45 Hello,

I need help with these items, please.

The first one I'm sure is from China, it has a large format 6.2 cm X 4.5 cm
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They are all from Japan.

(1) says "Ishikawa prefecture" in center and "examination passed receipt label" in the four corners.
This is from goods packages (often silk) examined by authorities for quality ec.

(2) is a mirrored picture copied from the image of a japanese 1860s silver coins reverse sides counterstrike (perhaps from an old coin catalog), a known phantom fake.
Your image is standing upside down.

Here is how the coin looked like
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(3) the green one says "Yamanaka seal/mark" in center and gives an address in Tokyo in the outer ring.
This is probably by a person named Yamanaka.
I guess private, as any company or business like a bookshop would promote its business. Perhaps a kind of ownership label (like an exlibris in books)
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Re: Help needed with identifying Asian and Russian revenue/fiscal stamps?

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LigneN, thank you.
About the first one, I had some fun with it...
I showed it to some young Chinese folks at a local restaurant, they made a discussion around it. After a while they translated only two characters from the corners to "certificate" and "paid". They said that is to old for them to understand. Yesterday I showed it to an Chinese colector in Milan, he said that it is "Kanji" - japanese, even do some characters are similar to "Hanzi" - Chinese.
Everyday we learn something.
I'm curious if there is a catalog for these items as I have more of them.

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Eugen
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